Filtration Group Corp

Buyer

Posted Date 2 months ago(5/1/2024 4:50 PM)
ID
2024-6315
Job Locations
US-CA-Santa Rosa
Company
Filtration Group Corporate
Position Type
Regular
# of Openings
1

Overview

Company Overview:

Filtration Group is on a mission to make the world safer, healthier and more productive.

 

The Company began in 2009 and has rapidly grown organically and through a thoughtful acquisition strategy to be a global leader in the highly attractive filtration industry. Filtration Group has the broadest portfolio of solutions in the industry and has had a particular focus on building a leading platform of solutions focused on the Life Sciences and Indoor Air Quality end markets which are rapidly growing in the current market environment. Filtration Group operates across a wide variety of attractive end markets and produces mission critical products with high replacement rates. Over 80 percent of the Company’s revenue comes from replacement / consumable products, many of which are specified into customer’s products or processes.

 

With revenues of $2.0 billion, Filtration Group is consistently recognized as the fastest growing and one of the largest filtration businesses in the world and has a global footprint of 141 facilities in 28 countries with over 6,000 employees.

 

The FG Indoor Air Quality U.S. business unit is dedicated to making the world a Safer, Healthier and More Productive Place by providing Pure Air Technologies.  The company manufactures a broad range of products that includes both branded and private label HVAC air filters with superior media technology that enables the highest efficiency with the lowest pressure drop. The company’s filter offering includes panel, pleated and mini-pleated filters, among others, that are focused on the highest minimum-efficiency-reporting-values ratings and high-efficiency-particulate-absorbing requirements.  We manufacture products for brand name customers in both OEM, commercial and retail markets.  Learn more about FG IAQ and our products at www.FiltrationGroupIAQ.com

 

Position Summary:

The Buyer is the subject matter expert in materials planning and is responsible for managing all aspects of purchasing from suppliers in order to ensure timely delivery of materials to support production needs.

Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage and analyze supplier OTD and keep in constant communication with suppliers to help improve delivery.
  • Manage commodities and establish re-order point levels meeting forecast for production and revenue goals.
  • Negotiate and manage purchase orders for all commodities
  • Coordinate RFQ process, soliciting formal product cost and availability to satisfy customer requirements.
  • Expedite timely responses for quotation acknowledgments and responsiveness to (RFQ) commercial and technical clarifications.
  • Prepare purchase orders for all vendors including those vendors aligned with strategic pricing contracts.
  • Where opportunity exists negotiate and ideate cost reduction initiatives and quality of service improvements.
  • Contact suppliers to schedule or expedite deliveries and to resolve shortages, missed or late deliveries, and other problems. Track the status of requisitions, contracts, and orders.
  • Respond to customer and supplier inquiries about order status, changes, or cancellations.
  • Record and track supplier non-conformance.
  • Process returns for non-conforming materials and expedite replacements as necessary.
  • Plan inbound shipments and document on the receiving calendar.
  • Set up part numbers for purchased items as needed, including pricing, costing, lead time, supplier, and ERP planning information.
  • Verify and approve invoices. Resolve any invoice discrepancies with the accounts payable team.
  • Support distribution requisition planning (DRP)
  • Investigate and provide accurate responses to inquiries.
  • Own area of responsibility and communicate daily with manufacturing teams and extended stakeholder.
  • Complete Cross-training on all Purchasing responsibilities
  • Follow and contribute to ISO9001 procedures.

An individual in this position must be able to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

The above list reflects the general details necessary to describe the principle and essential functions of the position and shall not be construed as the only duties that may be assigned for the position.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree in business or supply chain management
  • On-site 100%
  • Lean Manufacturing experience (e-Kanban)
  • Auction/e-bidding processes
  • Strong knowledge of MRP system (QAD,SAP etc)
  • 2-5 years of experience in purchasing or production and inventory control
  • Manufacturing experience
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel and/or Google Sheets
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment with certainty.
  • Proficient computer skills with experience in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience in and fosters a team environment.
  • Strong analytical skills with a keen sense of urgency

More About Filtration Group

 

Filtration Group is on a mission to make the world safer, healthier and more productive. With a passionate workforce, global footprint and world class engineering and manufacturing capabilities, we are driving innovation and developing solutions across a broad spectrum of applications in the fast-growing and rapidly-evolving global filtration industry. We are committed to maintaining an entrepreneurial culture built on a foundation of trust and in which our leaders exhibit a strong bias for action.   

 

The Company began in 2009 and has rapidly grown organically and through a thoughtful acquisition strategy to be a global leader in the highly attractive filtration industry. Filtration Group has the broadest portfolio of solutions in the industry and has had a particular focus on building a leading platform of solutions focused on the Life Sciences and Indoor Air Quality end markets which are rapidly growing in the current market environment. Filtration Group produces mission critical products with high replacement rates.  Over 80 percent of the Company’s revenue comes from replacement / consumable products, many of which are specified into customer’s products or processes.  With revenues over $2 billion, Filtration Group is consistently recognized as the fastest growing and one of the largest filtration businesses in the world and has a global footprint of 141 facilities in 28 countries. Filtration Group has over 10,000 employees who are united in their Mission to make the world safer, healthier and more productive.

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